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BI Prime Tech 2020-05-26T23:28:31Z
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Facebook is about to hold its annual shareholder meeting, but there's only one shareholder who matters: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook shareholders want CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appoint an independent chair to its board of directors. That's not going to happen.
Strategy 2020-05-26T19:44:42Z
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'3-day weekends are better': Andrew Yang says the US should 'seriously' consider switching to a 4-day workweek to boost people's mental health

The concept of a four-day workweek is not a new one, but it's gained traction amid the pandemic as companies have been required to adapt.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-26T18:24:43Z
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One-third of Bay Area tech workers say they'd consider leaving if they could permanently work remotely — even if it meant a pay cut

The COVID-19 pandemic may radically reshape the home of the American tech industry for years to come.
News 2020-05-26T19:07:00Z
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Tech 2020-05-26T22:12:43Z
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6 ways to watch SpaceX's historic first rocket launch of NASA astronauts live online

SpaceX will broadcast live video of its first human mission, called Demo-2, but so will NASA, National Geographic, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and more.
Transportation 2020-05-27T00:43:07Z

The $20 billion self-driving startup Cruise is adding to its leadership team even as autonomous-vehicle companies are hitting the brakes during the pandemic

Regina Dugan, a veteran of DARPA, Google, and Facebook will be Cruise's first independent director on the company's board.
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Finance 2020-05-27T09:05:00Z

A look at the global fintech landscape and how countries are embracing digital disruption in financial services

With large banks and agile startups both competing to get a piece of the rapidly growing fintech industry, new fintech hubs are sprouting in cities across the world. See how the landscape has evolved and where it's likely to go.
News 2020-05-27T09:02:24Z

Xi Jinping urges China's army to prepare for armed combat as Hong Kong protests restart over a new bill that would strip away the city's freedoms

China is expected to pass controversial national security laws for Hong Kong on Thursday, prompting renewed protests in the city.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-27T08:58:09Z

A founder who grew up in a poor area of France is calling for governments to aid underprivileged minorities through technology. 'Coding is the social equalizer.'

"Coding is the social equaliser and it's what is going to lift many underprivileged children by removing degree requirements for jobs."
Retail 2020-05-27T08:41:00Z

Macy's looks to raise $1.1 billion in bond offering as the pandemic ravages its business

Macy's said earlier this month that it expects to take a $1 billion loss during the most recent quarter because of lockdowns.
Retail 2020-05-27T08:08:39Z

H&M's 2,500 furloughed workers from its Stockholm headquarters are set to return to work in July

"As it currently stands, we will not seek to extend the furlough period for our staff at the headquarters in Sweden to the July-October period."
Finance 2020-05-27T07:46:16Z

Using trousers to cover faces, making offers through the window and virtual viewings – here are some ways British homebuyers are figuring out the 'new normal'

As the UK eases restrictions for estate transactions, participants must navigate a new world of PPE and social distancing during the process.
Tech 2020-05-27T06:39:41Z

10 things in tech you need to know today

Twitter trumps Trump. Zuckerberg embraces difference. YouTube defends China.
Finance 2020-05-27T06:04:00Z

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: The multitrillion-dollar accounts payable market is finally digitizing — here's how payments providers can grab a piece of it

This report breaks down analog and digital processes at all three stages of an accounts payable transaction, evaluating barriers toward digitization.
News 2020-05-27T06:00:49Z

Monterey County DA to investigate if Biden accuser Tara Reade gave 'false testimony under oath' about expert witness credentials

Reade served as an expert witness in domestic violence cases in California, for a decade, but cases where she testified are now under scrutiny.
Finance 2020-05-27T05:03:00Z

Why are Apple Pay, Starbucks' app, and Samsung Pay so much more successful than other wallet providers?

A new report from BI Intelligence addresses how in-store mobile payments volume will grow through 2021, why that’s below past expectations, and what successful cases can teach other players in the space.
Strategy 2020-05-26T13:00:00Z

Parents have a massive opportunity to teach resilience right now — here's the script a child psychologist recommends for getting the message to sink in

Learning to stay calm in the face of frustration will be much more impactful in kids' lives than completing specific math problems.
Science 2020-05-26T20:49:00Z

A chunk of the Earth's magnetic field is weakening, which could wreak havoc on some satellites

The magnetic field has weakened 9% over the last 200 years. A weak spot in the southern Atlantic, which has grown bigger every year, has split in two.
Tech 2020-05-26T18:40:00Z

The life and career rise of Instagram head Adam Mosseri, the Facebook exec behind 'like' counts disappearing

Adam Mosseri has now been the head of Instagram for over a year, ever since the photo-sharing app's cofounders abruptly left their jobs at Facebook.
Transportation 2020-05-26T17:38:19Z

Hertz doubled down on sedans when Americans demanded SUVs, and a new report reveals how that helped bankrupt the 102-year-old giant

It's no secret that Americans have demanded bigger and bigger cars over the past decade. But bankrupt Hertz was not offering enough of them.
Sports 2020-05-26T09:39:22Z

Floyd Mayweather says Manny Pacquiao will beat one of his boxing records, and the Filipino fighter says Floyd is jealous

Manny Pacquiao said Floyd Mayweather, who is now retired, is envious of the longevity he's enjoying as a current boxing champion.
News 2020-05-26T23:50:00Z

The white woman who called 911 after a black bird-watcher asked her to leash her dog has 'voluntarily surrendered' her pet to an animal rescue

When the man said, "You're not going to like what I'm going to do next," Amy Cooper said she assumed "we were being threatened." He was going to record them.
Retail 2020-05-27T04:01:00Z

Walmart is now selling used goods from Nike, Coach, Michael Kors and more as it dives into the $32 billion resale market

Walmart is partnering withe the resale site ThredUp to sell used clothing, shoes, accessories, and handbags on its website.
Retail 2020-05-27T04:00:00Z

THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail payments industry on its head — here's how payments players can win in the new checkout landscape

This report lays out what SRC and its buy button are, how the button works for users and merchants, and obstacles between it and widespread adoption.
Finance 2020-05-27T03:01:00Z

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms

Business Insider Intelligence examines AI solutions across key areas of the front office — customer service, personalization, and claims management.
News 2020-05-27T02:56:58Z

Sweden touts the success of its controversial lockdown-free coronavirus strategy, but the country still has one of the highest mortality rates in the world

Some experts have said Sweden's risky strategy will eventually yield positive results, while others have highlighted serious pitfalls.
Tech 2020-05-27T02:00:00Z

THE SMART SPEAKER REPORT: Smart speakers could be the fastest-growing digital platform ever — here's how to engage with customers through the devices

This report examines the evolving smart speaker market while breaking down top use cases and reasons why they are or aren't resonating with consumers.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-27T01:25:34Z

These far-flung US regions could become the next big startup hubs as techies abandon Silicon Valley and embrace remote work

California has long been ground zero for the tech industry. But tech companies may look to locate new and existing jobs elsewhere after the crisis.
Tech 2020-05-27T01:00:00Z

IoT 101: Your Essential Guide to the Internet of Things

A new report from Business Insider Intelligence outlines the basics of the IoT and what this next wave of technology means to the everyday individual.
Military & Defense 2020-05-27T00:55:34Z

US military reportedly making plans for Trump that include a complete Afghanistan withdrawal before the next election

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, an ardent Trump supporter, cautioned that an abrupt withdrawal would be "horrendous."

Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

Earlier in the day, Twitter added links to two of Trump's tweets prompting users to "get the facts" about mail-in ballots.
Science 2020-05-27T00:02:00Z

These 5 factors are transforming the healthcare experience for both patients and doctors

Business Insider Intelligence has created an infographic showcasing compelling statistics from its recent digital health research.
Transportation 2020-05-26T20:43:28Z

There's been an uptick in car burglaries and auto thefts as Americans shelter in place

In one instance, Seattle police returned a stolen car to its owner who hadn't even noticed it was missing.
Politics 2020-05-26T19:36:58Z

White House press secretary defends Trump's false accusation that an MSNBC host killed his staffer: 'Joe Scarborough himself brought this up'

"The president said this morning that this is not an original Trump thought," press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said of the conspiracy theory.
Lifestyle 2020-05-26T09:41:38Z

Prince William says becoming a parent brought back emotions surrounding Princess Diana's death

In the upcoming documentary "Football, Prince William, and Our Mental Health" the royal spoke about his experiences with new fatherhood.
Science 2020-05-25T17:21:30Z

WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment

The study's steering committee met over the weekend, agreeing to suspend enrollment while gathering data about the safety and efficacy of the drug.
Military & Defense 2020-05-26T14:49:53Z

US photos show Russia allegedly sneaking warplanes into Libya to support its mercenaries and 'tip the scales' in the civil war

"For too long, Russia has denied the full extent of its involvement in the ongoing Libyan conflict. Well, there is no denying it now," AFRICOM's Gen. Stephen Townsend said.
BI Prime Media 2020-05-26T23:06:00Z

22% of influencers have lowered their sponsored content prices in recent weeks, according to a survey of 515 creators

Influencers are dropping their prices as fewer brands activate campaigns during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey of 515 creators.
Finance 2020-05-26T23:00:00Z

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs

Business Insider Intelligence identifies various open banking monetization strategies and outlines actionable steps to make them successful.

Meet Stacey Abrams, the first black woman in US history to be nominated for governor, who's vying to be Biden's VP

Though Stacey Abrams, 46, lost the Georgia governor's race to Brian Kemp in 2018, she's become an outspoken, rising star in the Democratic party.
Military & Defense 2020-05-26T22:27:28Z

PHOTOS: US Navy says a pair of Russian fighter jets 'unsafely' intercepted a US patrol aircraft, risking a midair collision

The "unsafe and unprofessional" intercept marks the third such incident involving Russian aircraft over the Mediterranean in two months.
Politics 2020-05-26T22:20:19Z

'Presidents are supposed to lead': Biden says Trump refusing to wear a mask in public amounts to 'stoking deaths'

Biden slammed Trump for retweeting a photo mocking Biden for wearing a mask, calling Trump an "absolute fool."
Politics 2020-05-26T22:12:05Z

Trump says the grieving widower who demanded his conspiracy theory tweets be deleted actually wants someone to 'get to the bottom' of his wife Lori Klausutis' death of natural causes

Facing questions on the pandemic that's killed almost 100,000 Americans, Trump doubled down on a conspiracy theory a grieving spouse called "horrifying."
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